By Abdullahi D. Abdullahi
The conduct of the maiden edition of Emir of Kano Basketball Tournament has been described as what the people of the state have been clamouring for in the recent times.
One of the Basketball veterans in the state, Alhaji Aminu Bello Muhammad, Dan’Iyan Makaman Kano, made the disclosure at the end of the competition, held at the Indoor Sports Hall of Sani Abacha Stadium Complex, Kofar Mata recently.
Alhaji Muhammad, who is also the Registrar of Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil told newsmen that the competition tagged: ‘Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero Cup’ has been always what veterans like and are clamouring for, noting that youths are always in need of such activities.
He noted that: “naturally one will have to realize that sport, like we all know, is something that will reinvigorate your brain and improve your performance.”
“It is very challenging and interesting. So really, we have to thank the Emir of Kano Aminu Ado Bayero for considering us for this competition, and we believe it is a right step towards developing sports, especially Basketball in the state,” he stressed.
Meanwhile, Alhaji Muhammad has congratulated the organizers of the competition for a successful outing, adding that the gesture would pave the way for the state to regain its leading position in Africa.